Add some culinary magic to your corporate event with Merlins Catering.

We bring our mouth-watering dishes and dedicated special events team to the venue of your choice in Dorset, Hampshire and beyond.

With a range of inspirational menus on offer, from exquisite handmade canapés through to six course celebration feasts, you will be certain to find a host of ideas to help with your event planning.  We welcome your own suggestions and can match menus to suit themes if required, working with you to design your very own bespoke event menu.

We believe our food does the talking, so for further menu examples and to see more of what we do, please get in touch.

Premier Three Course Gala Dinner x 80 people

A salad of fresh asparagus, snow peas, farfalle pasta
and local dry cured ham, tossed in olive oil
with toasted pine nuts, purple basil and parmesan shavings
served with complimentary breads

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Slowly cooked honey glazed whole shank of
free-range Dorset lamb set on a bed of roasted garlic mash
with a rosemary and redcurrant sauce

A selection of fresh market vegetables
and baby new potatoes

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Handmade profiteroles filled with Baileys cream
served with a warm chocolate sauce and fresh strawberries

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Fair trade filtered coffee and freshly brewed Dorset tea
Fair trade chocolates


Themed Awards Ceremony Menu
A Victorian Seaside Menu x 350 people

nets cast
A duo of smoked mackerel and fresh salmon pâté
a bed of underwater leaves, driftwood sticks
Keta caviar

Pre-ordered vegetarian

A duo of wild mushroom and roasted red pepper pâté
a bed of underwater leaves, driftwood sticks
Beetroot caviar

sandcastles and seaweed
A traditional steak and ale pie
Choice Dorset Red Devon steak in ale
Greens, mash and gravy

Pre-ordered vegetarian

A hearty home made vegetable and roasted chestnut pie
in a creamy white wine sauce
Greens, mash and vegetable gravy

beside the seaside, beside the sea
Decadent strawberry cheesecake

a cuppa and a postcard
Fair trade filtered coffee and freshly brewed Dorset tea